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The genomics company is set to acquire LifebankUSA, which was founded by HLI's own co-founder, from Celgene's Cellular Therapeutics subsidiary.

The UK diagnostics company is selling the subsidiary back to its two cofounders less than two years after buying it.

The Beckman Coulter unit provides genomic sequencing solutions to healthcare businesses, governments, and academia around the world.

The firm also secured a loan commitment from Oberland Capital SA Davos for up to $50 million, which it will use to help fund the acquisition. 

The healthcare diagnostics company has agreed to purchase Pathology's operating assets for an undisclosed amount.

The deal creates a science sector giant able to "cover every step of the biotech production chain."

Tute will offer interpretation and annotation software from Knome's KnoSys appliance as part of its existing cloud offering but is open to providing a local option for interested clients.

The cell metabolism and bioenergetics technology has been folded into Agilent's Mass Spectrometry Division in the Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group.

NeoGenomics and GE Healthcare will also collaborate on a bioinformatics initiative for personalized oncology.

DDC provides private DNA testing services including biological family relationship testing, veterinary testing, forensic testing, and medical applications including cell-line authentication.

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.